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Feel like something is missing in your life?

Have you ever thought about entering the world of volunteering? Now’s your chance!  Enrol in this volunteering course to learn how you can make a difference!  Explore the wide range of options from sports involvement to environmental work.

Topics to be covered include:

  • What is volunteering?
    • Definition and principles of volunteering
    • Types of volunteering jobs
    • Benefits of volunteering
    • What makes a good volunteer
       
  • Explore options:
    • What matches personality, skills, values
    • Suitable organisation - what you need to look for
    • Suitable timeframe - continuous timeframe or individual events
       
  • Volunteer rights and responsibilities:
    • Occupational health and safety requirements
    • Employment conditions and management support
    • Legal requirements including confidentiality
                              
  • Issues to be considered:
    • Dealing with difficult people
    • Emergencies
    • Language
    • Cultural awareness
       
  • How to get a volunteering job:
    • Resume
    • Job preparation
    • Organisation contacts

Depending upon availability, volunteering tasters/guest speakers will be planned.

This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Gold Coast - Southport

Key dates and info

DURATION

Part time: 4 weeks / 1 night per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $130

Cost details

07 5581 8300

No matter your question,
we are here to help!

How to enrol

Sue Paul

Set yourself on the fast track to success

Sue is shaping up to be the Gold Coast's next big thing in fashion after she won the ‘Outstanding Use Of Material' category at the 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival in Brisbane. Continuing on from that success, Sue was also part of the duo who designed the Gold Coast light rail's staff uniform, now worn by drivers, line officers as well as maintenance and operational workers.

Sue Paul
Diploma of Fashion Design

Thank you

A thank you to all our amazing students. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Gold Coast - Southport Part time / 1 night per week Classroom

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements.

Location/s

Gold Coast - Southport
91-99 Scarborough Street
Southport QLD 4215

Resources required

  • Students are to bring a pen and paper for note taking.
  • Students need to present their Confirmation of Enrolment to the car park attendant each week to be eligible for discounted parking.

Timetable

Classes are held on Thursday 6.00pm-8.30pm (4 sessions) at Southport, Level 3, Room 304.

Please note - This course is offered once a week on a specific day each week. Throughout the year we vary the day that each delivery package may be offered to suit students’ needs and availability. Students are enrolling in a specific day for the duration of the course. Refer to the dates on your Confirmation of Enrolment.

Important Information

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.

Units

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 07 5581 8300. We're here to help.

$130

FULL FEE

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SUBSIDISED

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CONCESSION

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

Got a question?

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Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

NACC Introduction to Volunteering


Sue Paul

Set yourself on the fast track to success

Sue is shaping up to be the Gold Coast's next big thing in fashion after she won the ‘Outstanding Use Of Material' category at the 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival in Brisbane. Continuing on from that success, Sue was also part of the duo who designed the Gold Coast light rail's staff uniform, now worn by drivers, line officers as well as maintenance and operational workers.

Sue Paul
Diploma of Fashion Design

Enrol now

You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

All done? Then you're ready to Enrol now

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:
tafegoldcoast.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/enrol

GOT A QUESTION?

Enquire about how to apply for this course

Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 9 January 2017

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Study with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast and secure your opportunity to be a part of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. TAFE Queensland is the Training Partner for the Games providing students with the opportunity to take part in presentations, industry projects, Games related events and exclusive volunteering opportunities. Enrol Now!